TITTLE: THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN
AUTHOR: KATHERINE APPLEGATE
The One and Only Ivan is about a gorilla called Ivan who has lived in the mall for as long as he can remember. He hasn’t had a taste of freedom or life outside of capacity since he was born. He’s stuck in a cage! Going through tough times, his friends coming and going. Overall this is an amazing story about a gorilla making his way through a tough life time. But in the end a new start begins.
RATING: 4/5= 80%
IMPROVEMENT: Something the author could work on is the wording of the text but the message was amazing!
GENRE: Friendship, adventure and freedom.
CONNECTIONS: Madagascar because one particular animal wants to break free from captivity.